The year 2012 is coming to an end and a part of my reflection process is to look back on books I’ve read this year.
Some of them I even read twice.. & some I have blogged about.
Anyways here is my top 20 list
- The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live–and How You Can Change Them
– Richard J. Davidson (Author), Sharon Begley (Author)
- Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
– Dan H. Pink
- A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
– William B. Irvine
- The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
- Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
- A Whole New Mind: why right-brainers will rule the future
~Dan H. Pink
- Man’s Search for Meaning
~Viktor E. Frankl
- Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
- Outliers: The Story of Success
- The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
- Mojo: How to get it, How to keep it, How to get it back if you loose it
~Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter
- Wherever You Go, There You Are
- The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
- 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot
- The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
- Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life
~John B. Arden
- Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
~Steven D. Levitt (Author), Stephen J. Dubner (Author)
- Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves
- Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
~Daniel J. Siegel
- Don’t Die with Your Song Unsung
All these books are very good… and top 10 is essential & highly recommended.
I’ve mindmapped many of them & will create blogposts when time allows it.
My top 5 Music books read in 2012 will be posted on johannasvisons.com (our music website) soon.
Here it is -> Best Live-albums & Music Books – 2012 according to Egil